stumbling block to the pessimist is a stepping stone to the optimist. Optimism
is a muscle that grows by lifting heaviness. Good things will come to us if we
focus on the positives and let go of the negatives. We might have set ourselves
a difficult task, but we will succeed if we persevere; we will find joy in
overcoming obstacles and we will realize that no effort that we make to attain
something beautiful is ever lost. Let us be of good cheer and do not think of
today's failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow.
is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without
hope and confidence.-Helen Keller
Optimism is a strategy for making a better future by believing that the future
can be improved by stepping up and taking responsibility for making it so. Human
spirit has the ability to face the uncertainty with curiosity and hopefulness.
It could be fragile and can be blackened by fear and superstition but if we are
serious and determined, we will get better results.
up every morning with the thought that something wonderful is about to
have learned that with real optimism, we are aware of the problems but recognize
the solution; we know about the difficulties but believe we can overcome them;
we see the negatives but accentuate the positives; we are exposed to the worst
but anticipate the best and has reason to complain but we choose to smile.
have also learned that we often become what we believe ourselves to be. If we
have the faith, we would develop and acquire the capacity to do it even if we
may not have it at the beginning. One of the benefits of optimism and idealism
is that, they lead us into things we have never tried but believe that change is
possible not because we are idealists but because we are determined to prove
that we could make it and could likewise influence other people to make it as
As optimist, we believe and proclaim that we live in the best of all possible
worlds. The pessimist fears this is true.
By Tim Pedrosa
your mind with negative thoughts. If you do, you will come to believe
them. Stop being
afraid of what could go wrong and start being positive about what could